Combining expert translations with key study resources, this collection examines and explores the manuscripts found at Qumran. Although unidentified and unclassified fragments have been omitted, this indispensable compendium provides newly edited Hebrew and Aramaic transcriptions as well as English translations and summaries of all the biblical and non-biblical scrolls. Ideal for personal reference or classroom use.
The complete, authoritative study guide to one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of all timethe Dead Sea Scrolls.
This indispensable two-volume compendium of the Dead Sea Scrolls contains newly edited English translations and summaries of all the biblical and nonbiblical scrolls found at Qumran.
Designed as a practical reference tool to facilitate study of the Scrolls, these volumes will be an essential addition to the library of anyone interested in the Dead Sea Scrolls--from serious scholars to general readers seeking reliable translations of these invaluable ancient texts.
"This handy two-volume set . . . will prove invaluable to anyone who wants to compare several scrolls at once."
Religious Studies Review
"These volumes are clearly the standard for students, and they will also be extremely helpful for specialists, particularly with their easy references to photographs that specialists will need to consult. In paperback and at a reasonable price, these volumes are a welcome addition to the growing number of research tools on the texts from Qumran."
Currents in Theology & Mission
"Will serve students and scholars well as the most complete, easily accessible texts of the Qumran manuscripts. . . This edition belongs in the library of every New Testament student and on the shelves of every college, university, and seminary library. It deserves wide use, even by general readers. Nothing illuminates more than the reading of original texts. The two editors, both at the Qumran Institute at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands, deserve thanks for an immensely helpful edition."